Places to Visit & Things to Do - Calgary

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Indigenous-Owned Shops & Markets in Alberta For Unique Christmas & Holiday Gifts

Giving handmade gifts can make the holidays a little more special.

Shop Alberta’s numerous Indigenous-owned shops and businesses to find handmade or locally made gifts for everyone on your list.

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Where to Shop For Halloween Costumes & Props in Calgary

Are you prepared for Halloween, or are you more of a last-minute costume shopper? Whether you have been working on your costume all season, and just need… Read more »

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9 Haunted Houses, Attractions and Ghost Walks in Calgary

Here is a list of 9 of the creepiest and scariest adventures to experience in and around Calgary this Halloween.

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11 Ghost Towns & Ruins to Visit in Alberta

As spooky season falls upon us, we may be looking for ways to help prepare for Halloween. Within the realm of dark tourism are several ways to… Read more »

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2021 Thanksgiving: Restaurants in Calgary Offering Dine-In, Turkey to Go, and Dinner Takeout

There is no shortage of ways to do Thanksgiving in Calgary this year. You can choose between take-away meals that are ready to eat, or just require a bit of oven heating. Or you can sit down at a restaurant and have your Thanksgiving feast served to you. There are some places in Calgary that offer both options, too.

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10 Alberta Waterfalls to Visit During Fall Season

It is fall in Alberta, which means some of our natural and gorgeous scenery is about to transition into warm and cozy hues of gold, red, purple, or orange. This season can be one of the best to view our Alberta waterfalls as the blue or glacial waters create a stunning contrast to the changing leaves.

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15 Things to Do During Fall Around Grande Prairie

The entire Grande Prairie County is an excellent place for a fall drive: you are between foothills and boreal forest which display a rich array of colours… Read more »

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15 Fall Hikes to See Golden Larches in and Around Calgary

From mid-September to early October every year, you can find the green of these particular larches turning a beautiful golden yellow, giving them their name. These deciduous conifers can be found in the alpine areas of the province and are well worth the effort to get to see them.

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15 of the Best Fall Activities in Jasper National Park

The wilderness of Jasper National Park awaits you this fall, with plenty of things to do and see, you won’t have any problems filling up your vacation… Read more »

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Fall Fests, Corn Mazes & Pumpkins: Fun Farms to Visit During Fall in and Around Calgary

In and around Calgary you can find all sorts of fun farm experiences so you can escape the business and enjoy the quaintness of farm life. These… Read more »

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Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Flowers gardens attract many and when it comes to the sunflowers, their blossom and charm spread a unique glory across the miles. Make the most of your summer days with your family and friends in the lap of nature with these astonishing sunflower fields and mazes. Alberta is flooded with awe-inspiring scenic beauties and these blossoms of Sunflower fields provide enhanced fascinations to fill your summer with bright yellow memories. Whether you want to brighten your Instagram wall or want a fun family photo, here is a list of Sunflower fields and mazes across Alberta that you can visit.

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Boat Tours & Scenic Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

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Must Do Indigenous Cultural & Heritage Experiences in Alberta

There are several ways to learn about Alberta’s Indigenous heritage and culture: dining at one of our Indigenous-owned restaurants, an afternoon of shopping and art gallery browsing,… Read more »

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Best Campsites in Alberta You Don’t Need to Reserve In Advance

Yes! Alberta does have many provincial Park campsites which are first-come-first-served (FCFS): 159 to be exact. Booking in advance can seem ideal, but there is a bit… Read more »

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Summer Adventures in Clearwater County

Where is Clearwater County you may ask? This area of the province of Alberta is not commonly recognized by its county name, but rather by the attractions… Read more »

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30 of the Best Things to Do During Summer in Medicine Hat and Palliser Region

Covering the southeastern corner of the province of Alberta, the Palliser region is rich in history and gorgeous natural areas. There are plenty of places to explore… Read more »

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24 Places to Enjoy Craft Beer in Calgary

It should be no secret that Calgary’s craft beer scene is getting larger by the year. You can find a huge number of these craft breweries in… Read more »

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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

Have you heard of an enticing area called the Crown of the Continent? Southwest Alberta falls within this incredible zone, offering up some of the best outdoor… Read more »

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Places to Go Guided Whitewater Rafting in Alberta

The province of Alberta is full of opportunities to hop onto a body of water or a river, so the fact that there is an amazing number… Read more »

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20 Things to Do in and Around Lake Louise During Summer

The famous Lake Louise, with its stunning glacier blue and green waters and gorgeous scenery, is a summer destination that provides all the adventure that you may… Read more »

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Guide to River Tubing, Floating and Guided Raft Trips in and Around Calgary

What is better than spending a lazy summer day floating your way down a river? Not much! Grab your equipment (or rent some), some sunscreen, your bathing… Read more »

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12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cardston on a Weekend Trip

The southern Alberta town of Cardston sits in the rolling foothills just on the edge of the Rocky Mountains. This scenic town is situated between the St…. Read more »

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Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Did you know that Alberta is home to at least 10 wineries and meaderies? Nestled in some of our province’s most scenic regions are fruit groves, honey… Read more »